Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Elephant in the Narrowboat

A few weeks ago Parsley and I drove down the M54 to find Mark, who hangs out on a canal boat recording studio making videos of passing folk musicians. I recorded three tracks with him, and they’re going to be … Continue reading

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Catweazle at 25

A huge honour to be asked to play at Catweazle’s 25th birthday yesterday. It’s been just over 11 years since I first tiptoed into the East Oxford Community Centre of a Thursday evening, and – as readers well know – … Continue reading

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Valentine Rd

Naff demo of a new tune! This is the third of The Parsley Tapes – it’s a song about walking along, on a pleasant day, down a street which scares you. The tune’s been in my head for months; I … Continue reading

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Rolling Around the Stuartswell

Who can explain or understand, from the middle of the maelstrom, the individual flecks of spray? The laser-cut wooden hurdy-gurdies, boats full of sheep, a church hall full of greyhounds, the taste of Irn Bru? Climbing the walls of a … Continue reading

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